Tool’s Danny Carey jams with kids at the School of Rock

From Music For Good:

It’s hard to think of a more heart-warming scene than a 6’5” metal drummer jamming with a bunch of enamored kids. On Friday night, Tool drummer Danny Carey did just that, thrilling a bunch of aspiring young musicians at the School of Rock in West L.A.

Carey – a founding member of one of the world’s biggest rock bands and widely considered a world-class drummer – performed Tool and Led Zeppelin tunes with several long-haired teens who ably filled in on guitar, bass and vocals.

Between jams, Carey fielded questions from the kids and their equally elated parents, and offered advice about becoming a successful musician. “There really are no shortcuts,” Carey said earnestly. “I took drum lessons all my life and practiced, practiced, practiced.”

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